She was able to confirm her mother and family were safe before the call abruptly ended.
Torres said he's ready to go just waiting for the final word from the Red Cross on when he'll fly down there. "You have to do long lines".
The news at universities in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands is bad.
Meanwhile, Puerto Rico's treasury secretary says the troubled US territory may soon face a devastating government shutdown. The Category 5 storms left the community without power and Internet service, preventing many stores and pharmacies from serving customers who mainly use cards to purchase essential items. Many also remained desperate for electricity and other basic necessities. The country will also send about 30 tons of bottled water and bug spray for adults and children.
"I think it's a good idea", said CCSU freshman Devyn Rockefeller. "It's the right thing to do". "It's nothing because at least they are safe", Polanco said.
President Trump visited the island territories on Tuesday, combatting criticism that he wasn't doing enough to help those suffering. "So I'm hoping that we can somehow work it with the National Guard or any shipbuilding industry, maybe Halter Marine group, or any of the local businesses here that can maybe think of a way to get it over there". Puerto Ricans can not vote for the presidency (only in presidential primaries).
"We are specifically here trying to once again provide services and connection points to those folks that are looking to relocate to Osceola County and Central Florida as well", Osceola County Commission Chairman Brandon Arrington said. "That is better for all of the bondholders, all of the stakeholders and all of the people in Puerto Rico".
However, the Trump administration backpedaled on that stance after Trump's budget officer Mick Mulvaney clarified that the government would not be paying off Puerto Rico's bondholders to relieve its government.